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Italian Loaf Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Italian Loaf Cookies, by , is from A Girlfriends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

The Nienstedt Family
Added: Thursday, June 1, 2006


2 sticks butter, softened
1c. sugar
5c. flour
6 eggs
1 tsp. anise
1/2c. whiskey
1 tsp. salt
1T. baking powder
3oz. walnuts

Cream together butter and sugar. One at a time, add in 6 eggs. Add anise, whiskey, salt and baking powder.
Start with 5 cups of flour and add additional cups of flour until dough is all on beater. Put dough on cutting board and work walnuts into the dough by hand.
Divide into 4 loafs and place on non-greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Make white icing and pour over loafs after cooling and add sprinkles.




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